The Situation of Lower Income Older Women in Trinidad and Tobago

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  • Joan M. Rawlins Senior Lecturer/Health Sociologist, Public Health and Primary Care Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus

Abstract

This paper seeks to explore how older women in Trinidad and Tobago were experiencing their lives, the sources of their incomes, the difficulties they experienced as a result of the inadequacy of their "income" and what was their assessment of their own "health".

Author Biography

Joan M. Rawlins, Senior Lecturer/Health Sociologist, Public Health and Primary Care Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus

Ph.D. Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands

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